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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the table below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
CopperfieldAustraliaKidston Gold Mines Ltd.WCopperfield2012/8305/8409/8409/8440340140156V(3)V
0.90
(3)
(17)
0.80(1)3003008030(F)
Burton GorgeAustraliaNorth Goonyella Coal PropertiesWIsaac2007/9209/9211/9212/92262856468V
1.00
(8)
(17)
0.80
1.00
(3)*
(17)
0.80(13)*300300850(-) -
QinglianxiChinaHMeixi20- /00- /02- /04- /0696              
Artur Tavares de MeloBrazilUsina Olho de’ÁguaIItambé20- /03- /04- /05- /062730650       300300800(-) -
SfeissifMoroccoSafsaf20- /08- /09- /10- /1128   V(5)0.85(1)*0.85(1)*3003001200(-) -
Portugues
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USAUS Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville and Department of Natural Resources of Puerto RicoFPortugues2004/0801/1105/1212/1367375270310V(3')0.35(3')*0.35(1)30030011451(F)
UludereTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHOrtasu2009/08- /13- /14- /15634313924600.10(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)3006001000(-) -
Kotanli II
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TurkeyEBD En. Ür. ve Tic. A.S.HKura2010/1305/1404/1507/15752502402470.15(3)0.70(3')*0.70 30030085130(N)

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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the list below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

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Country: Australia

Owner: Kidston Gold Mines Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Copperfield

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/83

Start of RCC: 12/83

End of RCC: 09/84

End of Project: 09/84

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 340 metres

Volume of RCC: 140 m3x103

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.90Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Copperfield completed
Copperfield completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: North Goonyella Coal Properties

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Isaac

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/92

Start of RCC: 07/92

End of RCC: 11/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Burton Gorge completed
Burton Gorge completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Meixi

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 96 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Usina Olho de’Água

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Itambé

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: 306 metres

Volume of RCC: 50 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Artur Tavares de Melo completed
Artur Tavares de Melo completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Safsaf

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Sfeissif completed
Sfeissif completed

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Country: USA

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville and Department of Natural Resources of Puerto Rico

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Portugues

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 05/12

End of Project: 12/13

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 375 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 310 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.35RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.35Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
114
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Portugues completed
Portugues completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ortasu

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 63 metres

Length: 431 metres

Volume of RCC: 392 m3x103

Total volume: 460 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: EBD En. Ür. ve Tic. A.S.

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kura

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/13

Start of RCC: 10/13

End of RCC: 04/15

End of Project: 07/15

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 247 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Kotanli II completed
Kotanli II completed

 

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